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live, from the bay area's news station, this the kron 4 morning news. >> good morning, time is 4:00 a.m. on a very cold morning. we do not know how long it will last, i know the rain is headed our way. it always has a christmas failed driving in this morning, there were playing christmas music for crying out loud. what can we expect in terms of weather? >> is that we're always is christmas already all my gosh. here's a shot of the bay bridge, fog this morning, especially along the coastline low clouds in place, widespread clouds today. just ahead of the
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storm system expected to bring in some wet weather by tomorrow. overall, this right to be the last dry day we are seeing quite satellite picturesome time. sate picture, pushing to the east bay, half moon bay from point reyes towards 101. your current temperatures we're still in the thirties to the napa valley, 38 degrees, 45 degrees fairfield, 40 livermore. along the coast temperatures in the mid-40s, everyone this morning is a little bit chillier them where we were yesterday. satellite, radar you can see some clouds just starting to push into the area. this shows a lot of cold, cold air. it will ashtray into an area over the next few days system moving out of the golf alaska bringing us some
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wet weather. future cast set for 4:00, let but of your day on friday the showers start to pick up. you should wake up saturday to some showers. this will continue throughout the day everyone stands a chance for it. sunday more showers, so keeping the chance of showers in the picture for the entire day on sunday. even lingering over to monday. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. you can see, we're really going to get cold. temperatures and not expected out of the '50s come this weekend. cold, wet, a chance of rain continues to the beginning of next week. we start trying at midweek. check on your traffic, air cut. >>bearcat. . >>, is our sailing on by
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coming from all approaches we had a stall westbound 80, it was blocking the right hand lane in has been cleared. no proms into san francisco whatsoever, meeting is off. san mateo bridge, no problems to report here, nice, light traffic. heading in the right hand side of your screen into foster city, no problems getting to the span. no back at the toll plaza. looking at the golden gate bridge just a couple cars on the road, some started to sit francisco. just a live road sensors, no progress to report, that ride is completely in the green your drive time from novato to city limits 23 minutes. well. >> we start with a developing story the tuition hike at the u.s. at rafflesia othe university california. the board of regents is expected to vote
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today on whether not to increase store generates. protesters have been raising their voices and fighting with police. officers using batons, pepper spray to keep the crowd under control. yesterday 13 people were arrested, ucsf mission bay. some stajonathan bloom has more. >> on the ucsf mission bay campus angry demonstrators outside the board meeting created centers for the police caught them off with the tans and press rightwhat mod pepper spraycause such a stir that police had to fight them off with batons and
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pepper spray. >> the board is considering an 8% increase in student fees nearly $822 increase, that would be $11,124 annually. the vote is scheduled for 830 this morning. new this morning millions of shares in gm up for grabs today, the federal government will unload for under 2 million shares of gm. that will reduce the government's stake in the company from 61% to 33%. it will raise almost $14 billion for the government. financial analysts say today's event has the potential to be the largest ipo in history. investors remain concerned that ireland could need help to repay its debts. global stock markets have been rattled over the past week and a fear that ireland will become the next european country needing a bailout. labor department will release the report on new claims for unemployment
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benefits today. analysts are looking for an increase in requests for help. the federal reserve once the nation's largest banks to undergo news stress tests, to show that they can weather and another recession. it wants test before boosting dividends paid to investors. the biggest would need to show the fed bank of examiners that very good at financial house, adequate capital to absorb the potential losses or the next two years. major layoffs are coming to south san francisco-based genentech. 750 jobs may be cut over the next two years, 35014 $5-450 jobs for manufacturing, additional to underdogs cut from additional parts of the 200 jobs cut from additional parts. state farm insurance is closing down its to run the park and
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fresno operations affecting 530 jobs, the company spokesman says most of the jobs will be relocated to bakersfield but not all. state farm is also closing nine satellite offices in california including those incentives is there, vt., washing billthose in san francin ramon and washington bill. the trial continues in these seven people getting rid of 16 year-old girl. yesterday brought another day of a gruesome details this was seen as the seven defendants entered the courtroom. they range in age from 16-43 years old. each was handcuffed, the chains. dan kerman has the details from their day at preliminary hearings. >> these are the seven suspects accused of raping a 16 year-old girl at richmond high school october last year. during day 3, the
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suspects attorneys tried to suggest the evidence may indicate the sex was consensual. the crime scene and the evidence it may not have been preserved as best it could be. during cross- examination crime scene investigators admitted once arriving on the street for steering the crime scene was important " the evidence was not imperative, lifesaving efforts were " she was referring to getting medical attention for the victim. she also admitted russia identified 30 pieces of evidence including the use, that she ended up leaving the crime seasoseeing and ended up having a another one at writing a purity between the time she left and the other time crime scene at the best years arrived officers were posted at the location to preserve lighthe crime scene. one of the defense attorneys asked her how well
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she remembers the crime scene? she said to be honest she tries not to remember this case. testimony is expected to resume on thursday, at the courthouse in martinez, dan kerman, kron4 news. >> to a terminally back in the courtroom today to be the very latest on the trial. coming up on the kron 4 morning news we'll follow the cold weather this morning, if you're leaving make sure to bring not just a jacket but a pretty thick one is 48 degrees set aside. as i drove into the city from the east bay, you can see the traffic there and 800, it is moving just fine. we'll be right back.
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welcome back to kron from morning news, a quick look at the next seven days. cooler today, 66 trees is the height inland, cold winter day and even colder to mark. good chance of rain heading our way, louisa will be having a full update on whether in a few minutes.
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vacaville, new details this morning in tuesday's double murder in that city. authorities have released the names of the two victims, san francisco chronicle reports 20 year- old richard press, 21 year- old cameron several were shot and killed inside apartment. it had before 2:00 a.m. on tuesday morning. a third person 21 year-old sarah burke timer was found wounded outside the apartment, she is expected to be ok. officers arrested the suspect identified as 18 year-old richard hopkins. he stormed a police station smashing a glass doors and window before being taken into custody. no word on a motive, officers believe he may have known the victims. the attorney representing philip corrido de man f accused of kidnapping and holding captive and his bodyguard. but to keep
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documents sealed, the records were hurt his chances of a fair trial. his wife, also opposes releasing the documents her attorney has filed similar papers asking the judge to keep to transmit sealed. laura patent lawyer ibrand is accusedf smuggling a hit list out of jail, then unnamed witness in her client's trial. it was unclear when her resignation will take effect which he has resigned, the alameda county district attorney's office is continuing to review the matter. kron has not been charged with any crimes. >brown has not yet been charged with any crimes. big news coming for gm, we will tell you what this means,
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coming up. a live look at the golden gate bridge, full of data on whether we come back.update on weather when we come back in just a few minutes.
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new this morning, a top stories, the proposed tuition hike at the university of california campuses. the uc board of regents is expected to vote today on whether or not to increase tuition rates. protestors have been raising their voices, fighting with police, officers using batons and pepper spray cards under control. 13 people were arrested during yesterday's protest, a ucsf mission bay. some say the proposed rate hike would make the education. new this
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morning under 4 are affordablen >> from bailout to billions at general motors is back reeling out its and sissel sales cellsinitial sales. startt 3 $3 a share its net in the automaker $23,000,000,000.- 885008700 will go to taxpayers to bear the gm in 2009. president barack obama says this was " a major milestone, the president's former cars are it says it helped gm become a better global company " >> of the chair for the first time since 2004, pancho return ratios, the operations are amazing. they sell more cars in china in than in the u.s.. there is
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successful in brazil, the u.s. for the first time they had stabilized this decline in market share. it is a prime suspect and turning it up. >> this is a great, great month for gm on tuesday they named the chevy bolt as its car of the year, designed to drive 40 mi. of battery power. from the v >> let's headed over to louisa, to tell us what we can expect in terms of the raid. i know it is cold, when does the rain come? >> grab your jacket, to mark up your rain jacket, the rate could come in later in the day. have that handy. san jose, 45 degrees, and in time 68, high temperatures today and san jose 72. 55 by 8:00 p.m. elsewhere comet hunters cold, forties' the most locations, satellite
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pictures picking up some fog. you can see along the coastline we have some thought pushing through the golden gate. low clouds along the east bay as well. sidling into place, to enter into the '40's. a little bit warmer than that in the east the upper '40's san francisco, low 47 feforties' in san rafael. you can see kind of this week of clouds of the moves into the bay area. above that all of these clouds indicate cold, cold air. this is expected to swing down into our area bringing with it a chance of rain that is expected to last a good portion of the next couple of days. we have future cast set for the 4:00 hour, after noon on friday, we start picking up a few raindrops all of this dealer
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shows as moderate rainfall, you can see to the central valley, picking up some heavier rain everyone stands a chance of rain to your entire day on saturday also on your sunday. a bit more showers on sunday, are talking about his chances of rain continuing into the beginning of next retreat. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. check out how much cooler temperatures are expected to get to day 66, clear that this debate. down of the low 60s by tomorrow, cold, wet one for this weekend. temperatures do not expect to go about the '50s. trying a bit tuesday, wednesday. check and your commute, erica. >> thank you, problem free to meet with lebanese those spots are delays, a quick bridge checommutes' coming froml approaches. meeting lights are still cycle of. no problems along the upper deck, easy ride into foster
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city or hayward, a live camera here at highway 92, lots of space between cars. traffic on the right hand side of your screen makes its way into foster city no weight at the toll plaza. 13-14 minutes between 80 and 101. very few headlights assailing on by on the san mateo bridge, no problems reported on marin county entire ride from novato to a city limits to 23 minutes. highway 37 overdo the east bay on 5808 minutes. upper east shore for a writ westbound 80 traffic moving to albany just a couple of cars making their way to the eskers. dry time just pass golden gate, downtown senses, a 15 minute trip. will. >> , the bathe bay area toll authorities is allocating
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$13 million to pay for the crack in the san a tear bridge. cruz but $250,000 to install parts to repair the crack, a steel beam they discovered underneath the bridge in mid october was cracked. it was installed as a seismic retrofit completed 2001 that allows the bridge to move back and forth during an earthquake the funds will also go towards monitoring the finished work. muni was disrupted in here at the park last night because of eight german men along state church line, a light rail vehicle came off the tracks around 6:00 p.m. there is video. no injuries reported, no other cars were bought. the shadowand malta.involved. as killed after ucsf shuttle
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hit her, it happened in the afternoon near gary, the strugglshuttle had to turn left when it hit the woman who was hit while crossing the street. new this morning, police and family members are asking for the public's help in locating any missing concord man. he left his home for work at the back 40 texas barbecue restaurant employes and held on november 10th and never returned home. look at his picture, maybe you can help out. his father said he to clothing, money and camping equipment with him. he's an avid outdoorsman who goes camping, and dirt biking five or six times a year. family members have tried all of his favorite campground's coming up empty. they believe he might be with their friends. were married with $2 ages 2 and 6 years old. a man who was
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convicted of clos bruising anwent further right might be released on unsupervised in non rebel parole and the california department of rehabilitation could not force him to attend batterer's program or prepare them from contacting the victims he was sentenced in march 2003 to 16 years and eight months in prison after pleading guilty to six counts of child abuse, it 19 month old son died of starvation in november of 2001. in oakland, the 32nd annual jonestown memorial service will be held. the service includes a provisional, in 1970 more than 1000 followers of jim jones committed suicide. congressman leo ryan of san mateo and members of the media were gunned down after
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going to jonestown on a fact-finding mission. tomorrow will be held at 11:00 a.m. new details, the upcoming appeals court hearing on the constitutionality of california's ban marriage will be televised. the ninth u.s. circuit court of appeals gear\ granted permission to carry the proceedings live. supporters of the broker approved a ban are peeling an august ruling this trip down profit eight that says they violate the civil rights of gay and lesbian californias. coming up, another look at the weather and tell you when the weather well i mean when the rain is coming your way. before we get to that, james lick san francisco, traffic is light all of the bay area you should have a good, easy time wherever you're going this morning. we will be right back.
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welcome back, creek project, here is the bay bridge, traffic is starting to back up just a bit. 35 minutes to play the low, low, low price of $4. once it hits 5:00, you'll be paying $6. if you leave your home this morning at this time, bring a jacket is cold. let's take a look,
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traffic is moving a promise in that area, san mateo bridge funny space in between cars. golden gate, easy is to commute, as far as the bridges are kim syringe. you can see hardly any cars, hardly any cars. world news, and energy-saving project used illegal contracts and sales materials, unqualified workers, is mainly to blame. you can see a lot of people in the red cross shelters after the fire. they can stay in the meantime. the fire killed 53 people, injured more than 70. the 28 story apartment high-rise was being renovated when it caught fire, authorities believe illegal construction work and lacked fire precautions are to blame. the accident could of been prevented. the number people killed by a series eruptions
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in indonesia is the most volatile volcano has climbed to 275 the national disaster management agency says the toll climbed after more than a dozen victims died from their injuries. the most recent severe burns from searing gas clouds. others died during panicked evacuations or from respiratory problems. the mom began unleashing torrent of hot gas, rocks and other to brief late last month after years of doing nothing. the owner of a five story residential building collapsed in new delhi has been arrested. if he was charged with homicide, at least 65 people were killed 80 others were injured. the 15 year-old building has hundreds of people mostly workers and their families. emergency efforts have been difficult because cars had difficulty navigating its narrow alleyways. qantas is
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replacing the engines on its airbus 83 east. one of the giant engines on their caught fire earlier this month and blew apart shortly after takeoff in singapore. the sydney bound flight returned safely, and made an emergency landing. all six of the heat treat a to have been granted well extensive safety checks are carried out. noble peace prize may not be handed out this year because no one from the prize winner, is likely to attend the ceremony. it can only be corrected by close family members, a chinese dissident is prison, his wife is under house arrest. china has pressured countries not to send representatives to the ceremony, embassadors russia, cuba have declined in the tet imitations. invitatil
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have the latest on the uc perrault's tuition hike we come back in a few minutes. a live look from our rooftop camera he is a clear morning, cold morning, get ready the rain is headed our way. we will tell you (xactly when we come back.
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welcome back, bay bridge toll plaza, you can see traffic is not a problem. we're following the traffic situation but also following the weather, and not let said it louisa. louisa. >> good morning well, cold afternoon unwary or yesterday clear conditions from albany. starting to see some low clouds above. coastal fog, increasing clouds expected threat today as we get ready for system to move in a ring is cold, wet weather by tomorrow. red on to the weekend as well. changes in the forecast come tomorrow. satellite pictures
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as for the fog is, nestled in along the coastline starting to really fell in along the northern portions. to the golden gate and ease bay. temperatures are in the 40's, low 40's napa, san rebel, a little bit warmer in the east bay, 48 san francisco and half moon bay. satellite radar shows this cold front sweeping through our area, not much rain associated with this. moving into the northern portions of the state. what looks like as assistant to the north there was dropping down from the gulf of alaska as we head into tomorrow. some may come to boston for the weekend as well. future cast four, set for 4:00, sprinkles up to the north bay, chances for everybody overnight. starting off on saturday morning as well we could see some showers. heavier stuff could be through 70 inland
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spots, livermore, central valley, we will continue to keep that chance of rain in the picture to a dance saturday. in descending as well, could be showers on sunday. still continue to keep that chance of rain in the forecast that the day sunday, even into the beginning of next week as well. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. also highlights some cooler temperatures, into the '50s by saturday, sunday. cold, wet. we keep those cold temperatures into next week. check on your commute. >> for those of the heading out on the doorthe door, no hot, like traffic stop from free at the approach the bay bridge toll plaza. cars are sailing on by little bit of weight on one of the cash lanes but the meeting lights are still cycle dog, no problems to report along the upper deck. eight-nine minutes from the foot of the macarthur maze into fremont street. san mateo,
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completely in the clear, and a promise to report in the the direction of 92 no back at the toll plaza. 13-14 minutes between 101 a and 800. nice, light conditions along the span, no proms along marin county. south bay, live look from our camera pointed at northbound 101, taillights headed northbound towards a declarant not seeing any back up on the g-7 into change. drive time from san as it santa clara 14 minute ride. will. >> thank you, developing story editor for 30 3:00 a.mthe uc board of regents is expected to vote today on whether not the increase tuition rates. protestors have been raising their voices, fighting with police. officers using batons and pepper spray to keep crowds under control. 13 people were arrested,
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during yesterday's protest some students say the rate hike would make an education in the system unaffordable. jonathan bloom has more. >> their regions and the police have kept everyone out from attending this public meeting people are a rage. those outraged protesters greeted such a store that after one of them began using a barricade as a weapon you see police thought back with batons of pepper spray. >> i felt like it was going on for a while because she is strikingly so many times i lost track. suddenly pepper spray, no warning, in their dispersal. it feels like a chemical burn that doesn't stop. >> he thinks the police used excessive force but will we showed our video to the chief she disagreed. >> i don't think anything that's inappropriate the officers were holding the line the baton is used for that purpose, the individuals charged in the officers. >> a dozen or so rested was
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ready to unveil several hours later. >> their best people i was one of them, will have a court date and you'll make sure the charges are dropped. speaker does organizers tried to hold his second rally as night fell. police were there and ready few people showed up. >> cruz says the message remains college should not be for the rich. the university's promise of more financial aid for those who cannot afford is simply a band-aid over a much bigger issue. >> it does not solve the problem here is defending that that principle of puttinpublic education being a right. education to be open to everyone low-income, everyone. >> here's a look at why the protesters are angry, the board is considering an 8% increase in student fees that amounts to eight of the
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$22 increase. that would be about $11,000 annually for tuition. the vote is scheduled over 830 this morning, live reports from ucsf mission bay when it happens. new this morning millions of shares of gm will be up for grabs today the federal government will unload about 400 million shares of that car company. that will reduce the government's stake in the company from 61% to about 33 percent and it will raise almost $14 billion for the government. analysts say today's event has the potential to be the largest ipo in history. investors remain concerned that ireland could not be held to replace its dead. global stock markets have been rattled over the last couple weeks that fear that ireland will become the next european country needing a bailout. the labor department will release the report on new claims for unemployment benefits today.
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analysts are looking for an increase in requests for help. the federal reserve once the nation's largest banks to undergo a new stress test to show they can weather a another possible recession it wants the test before they boost dividends paid to investors. things which show the fed's big examiners that there are in good financial health and have adequate capital to preserve potential losses. major layoffs coming to genentech. 750 jobs will be cut over the next year's 350-450 jobs will be manufacturing from the south city campus and exist in all 200 jobs will be cut from other parts of the company also from that kempis' another 100 positions will be cut from vacaville. some jobs lost at state farm insurance the company says is closing down its fresno operations affecting 530
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jobs. a company spokesperson says most of the jobs will be relocated to bakersfield but not all of them. state farm is closing nine satellite offices in california including those in standards is, san ramon and washington bill. trial continues in martinez today for the gain case or rape of the 16 year-old girl at the 2009 richmond high school homecoming dance there is a good possibility that there's that did the physical exam on and the victim will take the stand. yesterday brought another day of a gruesome details this was the scene as the seven defendants entered the courtroom in martina's they range in age from 16-43 years old. each one was hank have to feed the change. familiar face in the courtroom every day as the hearing progresses' charles rnc is the school board member from the school
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district. he says is an important hearing for him to attend as well as other school officials. >> as a school board trustee i want to know what happened, i want to know what steps i can take to improve our security. what can i take back to my fellow board members? not just for a richmond high school but for all of our sixth house goes. we have to move forward, in a pro-active way to ensure that this is not happen. we have to have events for kids, all coming from a football there's always going to the activities on campus how do we prevent something so heinous as this from ever happening again. would not be horrible if it happens, happens in our district. what was the lessons. what did we do, we'll let the these two to serve and protect our children. i need to be here with other board members would be here to take some time of their schedule because i'm here as a public servant. >> we will continue to
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scabbard a richmond gate rate case. kron4 will be in the courtroom giving you updates to this
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national news, sarah helen a big announcement, says she is thinking about running for president in 2012. >> let's get the fish before the bier. her tv show had a record debut on tlc, her daughter is in the finals on dancing with the stars now sarah allen has dry on the white house. former vice president canada says she does not seem my age difference between the other hopefuls, ask about a possible run she told the new york times quoted i'm engaged in the internal deliberations, and having that discussion with my family. " if she does arrive shot to make up a lot of ground, a cnn poll found
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voters would choose obama over payment by a margin of 52 to 42%. as separate poll finds her negative rating at an all-time high, climbing since john mccain trouser as a running mate two years ago. it stands at 52%. you to put this man on the list, 67 year-old steven talent he blasted his tv set with a shotgun after seeing her dancing on television. he surrendered after an all- night standoff with is what team.a swat team. >> make women tried to be california governor and her fork housekeeper kron4 has more. >> here in san as saying the dispute between the eight whitman and her housekeeper has been settled with both sides to clearing victory. >> both sides have stood a
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$55,000 settlement. they accused her of fire and are without proper compensation after she discovered she was not a legal resident. >> this is the last we'll be hearing about this case. >> a new report suggests that more people are accepting the view that marriage is not have a family. this poll finds on the other three american children is living with a parent or parents who are on wed or no longer married. marriages have an all-time low of 52 percent of adults. about 39 percent said marriage is becoming obsolete. coming up on the kron 4 morning news, more weather, traffic, news will had outside really quickly and show you what you can expect. the sun should be open to hours, when it does
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hopefully it will warm things up because rape now it is cold. weather report coming up in a few minutes.
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a comeback, f40 4:00 a.m.welcomn francisco 40 degrees, up to a 59 as a high, 50 degrees 8:00 p.m.. elsewhere, we are dealing with the little bit of thought. really starting to fill in along the peninsula. kind of floating down into the cells they as well, what is hugging the coast line.fox is putting the clothesline. \ / fog is huggint line. 50 degrees oakland, 41 concord, 47 fairfield in the
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antioch. satellite picture, right now you can see clouds sweeping into our area. rain to the north, the cold front will bring with it rain for today. increasing clouds assistant to the north is expected to say it cells word as it brings is a chance of rain come to mark. tomorrow. sprinkles to the north bay on friday, saturday we will continue with a chance of showers for everybody across the bay heavier rain in a darker shade of green rape to the livermore, delta, central valley. this will continue through saturday evening. another chance of rain for sunday a bit more showers. not quite as attend as saturday keeping that chance as ours throughout much of the day on sunday. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. significant cool down even snow levels in
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their area could drop down. mt. hamilton, mt. diablo a dusting of snow fall. let's get a check and your commute. erica. >> thank you, we are in the clear moving without any delays, slow spots or delays. nice, light conditions. no way that the pay gates meeting lights are still set off. eight-nine minutes from the foot of the macarthur maze into san francisco. as always if you're thinking about highway 92 still no promise to report to is nice, light conditions all along the span. no back up but the toll plaza getting to the span is nice, easy know, either approach. southbound 101 pass highway 37, all looking great. traffic is flowing triolet heading into san francisco. james tha lick,
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headlights moving in the southbound direction here ride from this shot clocking in at 15 minutes. will. >> oakland mayor ron dellums has only 1.5 months left on the job it appears he's taking a quiet exit from service as his term runs down he explains his legacy in a hard to find prepackage for well. >> oakland residents hoping to get a plan for the future will not founded in this year's state of the city and several live public delivery and outgoing mayor posted a 68 page document on line. instead of a one-year review it is a rosy recap of his four years in office setting what he calls " are many sharecrop management's " in addition to the statistics on lower crime, increase
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citizen involvement there's also a video a nine meant valentine to the mayor and private citizens expressing their things. >> i would have to say it has been a more important leader an average kid. >> my experience working with his administration was positive. >> an advocate for a program having him involved really highlighted how a poor and it is when you have someone reading from the top. >> mayor dellums decision to cancel the state of the city speech did not come as a shock a lot of people when they leave office having written for the city council he has decided to do it in a video tape. as kron4 is kate thompson says the decision by the mayor just ends a four your disappointment. >> to this year from the mayor steve matthews of the
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tears homeowners' association says >> no surprise. >> with his track record of being a no show mayor it is par for the kurds. >> he has cancelled this address is just one more step in his and non mayor stint as occupying the law office. >> many were nowhere to be found on wednesday there offices did not return calls or e-mail's for comment city councilman who was out of town gave these scathing remarks over the phone. >> " it is really sad, unbelievable, canceling last minute shows no respect to me, it is a real insult " he does have his supporters some city online speech is a modern way to do things. >> it's interesting. and
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like that. >> when it comes to speculation that he may exit off as some are more than ready to show him the door others think he should stick around until january. >> i would be happy to have him leave. he was to go landor ready. he is not in good for oakland he hasn't done anything from oakland he has been a non mayor. >> i think he should stay till the end of his term. turn it over to the elected mayor. >> now the mayor just released a statement in response to the speculation that he may be leaving early to take a lobbyist's job he says " my commitment and the commitment of my staff is to focus on facilitating a seamless transition of government to the incoming administration on remain committed to oakland to finish what i came here to do because i care about the future of this great city. croake now to who will
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"now to who will replace mayor newsom i plan to make a mayor has been derailed, the public will give a chance to weigh in on the subject christine connolly walks us through the process. >> there's a lot of talk going on behind closed doors in city hall but we likely will not see any blood on appointing a successor mayor until january 4th. gavin newsom past due officially resigned as mayor before a move on his replacement can be made. newsom is not expected to leave until january 3rd. in the meantime there will be plenty of opportunity for the public to rape in. >> in the coming weeks the public will be invited to that comment to the board of supervisors give us feedback. >> the next meeting is on ever 23rd at that they will learn the rules of nominating an. under city law
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of the border supervisors can make an appointment but there must have six out of 11 votes. a once opposed has garnered an up zero votes. if no one gets the votes the president of the board of supervisors a lot of names are being thrown around for a successor from david shute to people outside this board. >> we have extended on-line coverage of the changes in both san francisco and oakland including lead to the state of the city documents and video that is all on our web site www.kron4.com we'll be right back in a few minutes.
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welcome back, you can feel the weather cooling down which means the holidays are approaching stanley roberts takes us to one part of san francisco for a peek at the holidays as only he can. today's edition of people behaving badly. >> as we get closer to the holiday season there are three things you're pretty much guaranteed to see near union square, no not this lady just as a giant chocolate covered sunday. i am referring to the city christmas tree at union square and street and migration of panhandlers. before you get confused me
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be clear i'm not talking about a homeless many might not be homeless. i'm talking about people hanging around a shopping district bidding for cash. like these people one is holding a sign asking for money so he can buy wheat. or this man with a sign that reads up for food and broken. he hawkeses dog as he lays on the sidewalk. later he decides to make another sign hoping someone reading it would give him money. why the influx of panhandlers and simple, since more people will begin going to union square shot road holidays this is where the money is. which means the pandora's or bring your ibm holiday spirit and hand over cash. i am not here to tell you what to do your money but if you're really in the giving spirit i have a suggestion. give it to charity instead. san francisco, stanley roberts, kron4 news. >> artisans have spent the
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last week putting the finishing touches on a holiday treat at the bay city shopping said the in emeryville. take a look at it, it's made up of dozens of shopping carts the art is secure with the congress works for a firm there refurbishes shopping carts. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news will have a full of data on weather, traffic and the very latest on the tuition hike that is scheduled to be voted upon at 830 this morning. here's a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic is not a problem anywhere. we will be right back.
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and welcome back, as top stories we're following police are bracing for a another day of protest road on a tuition increase we
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will have more a live report coming up. major layoffs are coming to cell of san francisco genentech details coming up. gm comes back to life, shares are back on the market since bankruptcy more on these tapster's in a moment. rain is coming to the bay area louisa joins us with the latest on our forecast. >> this to be the last of the dry weather that we have seen, starting off with a little bit of fog. low clouds, coastal fog, increasing cats continued to of the day clouds continue throt the day. cold, wet weather rate under the weekend. rate now, looking at the fog, the satellite picture shows where it is, started to fill in to the north bay along 101 from santa rosa to petaluma now encompassing much of the peninsula to san rafael tran temperatures
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pretty chilly. for the most part in the 40's through san francisco, love for his nfl, concord also into livermore as well. south bay 50 degrees for monday, called it than that in san jose. afternoon highs bringing us up to the '60s, you can see the cool down not skate in the '50s and san francisco. low fifties to the north bay coming up the east bay as well. we could get up and to the mid-60s same goes to the livermore valley overall cool forecast. friday, brings as chancellor rain into the north bay then it is going to become a bit more widespread as we had to the evening on friday and saturday. you notice of a darker shade of green, that's the yellow indicates heavier down part.port. here isa look at your 7 day around
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the bay. we could see a bit more showers, still keeping a chance of showers widespread rate and to the day sunday and into monday morning. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. it does show a cool day, down into the fifties by the weekend. cold, wet weather expected to last through the weekend also with the cold temperatures brings los no levels up in the sierra expecting significant amount of snowfall. check under to me with their gut. >> 5:00 a.m., thursday morning nice, light traffic. we do not have any slowdowns hotspots or problems. you can see that indicated that the purchase the bay bridge toll plaza indicative of traffic all around the bay area. traffic is flowing freely from all approaches leading lights are off, 8-9 minutes from the foot of the macarthur maze into a fremont street. your drive time is a 17 minute trip. san mateo
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bridge, and no promise to report in either direction of '92, traffic is nice, light you can see this taillights making their way to foster city not seeing any back up at the toll plaza your drive time between 80810114 minutes. said about 101 note from to report their reconfiguring all lanes for your sup mountain view waldegrave looking good as is highway 37 drive time from novato in the city limits 23 minutes. well. >> thank you, developing story uc regents will vote today on whether or not to increase tuition rates for students the vote is expected before noon the board will meet at 8 the a.m. they're talking about an 8% and increase student fees. that amounts to nearly an $822 increase. it would be 11,124 poindollars annually.
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here is video their we shot yesterday you can see a lot of police officers with their right here on keeping a close eye on the crowd to make sure everything is under control officers using their batons and pepper strispray under control. 13 people were arrested at ucsf mission bay. to get to the news much faster let's turn to solo reporter kron4 as yoli is out at ucsf this morning where students and employees are expected to show up later this morning. yoli, it is still early what you see? >> as he mentioned it is still early, no protest as yet but about 10 minutes ago and a police officer did arrive on the scene in has been part here ever since. i guess waiting for any of those early protestors to come out. you see some of the barricades up from yesterday there up again today. they do have police
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officers and they do have something plant in case protesters get out of hand. they're not revealing what it is that they're going to do but as mentioned yesterday it did get a little hairy. getting a lot more aggressive. try to get drew the front doors they did have to use pepper spray, four officers did get injured in yesterday's event when registered took his baton and hit him over the head with it. he throughout brian t. had to pull out his weapon his gun because he felt he was getting surrounded by aggressive protesters. they are going to be much more on their toes today expecting the worst. like they did yesterday morning. they're not revealing exactly what they're going to do but definitely they will be a little bit more on their toes this morning because of what happened yesterday. >> we saw a lot of pepper
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spray being used one officer pulled out his gun according to some students i spoke to. d see any students walking around? i know it's early but a lot of them came pretty early in the morning. >> there is no sign of any protesters this street kind of comes to a dead end so the one entrance into the street is still open. no barricades there's so people can come in as freely as they want. still no sign of any student or protesters at this point. beekeepers updated thank y >> major layoffs are coming to cell san francisco-based genentech as many as 750 jobs will be cut over the next two years. 350-450 of those jobs will be manufacturing positions. from the south city campus. an additional to hundred jobs will be cut from other parts of the company, also from that campus. another
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100 positions will be cut from vacaville. new this morning, millions of shares of gm will be up for grabs. the federal government will unload about 400 million shares of that car company that will reduce the government's stake in the company from 61% to 33%. it will raise almost $14 million for the government. financial analysts say today's event has the potential to be the largest ipo in history. investors remain concerned that ireland could need help to repay its debt. global stock markets have been rattled over the past few weeks out of fear that ireland will become the next european company needing a bailout. the labor department will release the reports on new claims for unemployment benefits today. analysts are looking for an increase in requests for help. the federal service of the nation's largest banks to undergo news stress tests, to show that they can weather and other recession.
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they want to test before they boost dividends paid to investors. banks will need to show the fed's bank examiners that they are in good financial health and have adequate money to absorb potential losses over the next two years. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news, the very latest on the weather situation and when the rain is headed our way. as well as the traffic out there, speaking of traffic, here is 101 san jose. looks like it is starting to pick up just a little bit. you can see and your screen 61 degrees, san jose, and in. it is going to be pretty cold. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] sizzler's incredible endless salad bar --
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men face various charges all of them have been charged as adults. on day three the suspects attorneys tried to prove that the sex was consensual and that the crime scene and evidence may not have been preserved as best as possible. crimes investigator continued her testimony and identified numerous pieces of evidence found the night of the attack she did say well preserving the crime scene was important life-saving efforts were more important. investigators described the wounds on the victim's body including scapes on our backs, knees and the tops of her feet. an update on the triple shooting in vacaville, police have released that teams of the two men shot and killed tuesday a 20 year-old richard press, 21 year-old cameron silvo were the two men fatally shot. sarah burke was found wounded outside the apartment shortly after the three were
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shot police said the suspect identified as 18 year-old richard dawkins strand a police station smashed a glass door and window before being arrested investigators have not disclosed the possible motive for the triple shooting. coming up on the kron 4 morning news rain is an forecast we will have a full check with louisa coming up.
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comeback, weather is one of arctic stories this morning double live shots to show you golden gate bridge to your left san jose to your right. could see colder temperatures and rain in the forecast let's get a check on the weather with louisa. watching for a storm to move in every is a chance of rain by tomorrow. the storm is also bringing with it really cold temperatures. each day expect a gradual cool down to they included. oakland 50 degrees, by noon upper 50s high temperature of 62. back
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down to low 50s by the clock tower. elsewhere this morning were also seen some fog. 7 to the north bay along 101 from santa rosa de petaluma. dallin the span for much of the peninsula as well this morning when a low cloud cover. in the '40's for the most part up for 40 san francisco a little warmer in mountain view. though 43 down to the livermore valley, and to napa valley, san fell, concord right now our satellite, radar does show cloud cover sort of pushing into our area. increasing clouds far. today, a cold front pushing through freed some showers to the northwest portion of the state. stay dry for today bringing the showers and the picture for tomorrow. we'll see some sprinkles at the north bay by saturday morning we'll wake of susan showers everyone stands a chance on saturday rate up to the day to 10:00 hour still that chance not
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letting up. sunday, at more showers, looks like a bit more chari not as heavy on saturday. it continues to linger over to monday. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. it does show a big cool down in the next couple of days by saturday, sunday not getting at the '50s certainly going to need not just your jacket but german guerrillas as well because that wet weather is going to last for a good long stretch. >> thank you, clean, green on the traffic cops no slow spots. no problems to report the bay bridge toll plaza, meeting lights are off, 8-9 minutes from the foot of the macarthur maze into fremont to san francisco. all is well at san mateo, traffic conditions still light in both directions of '92. slightly building on the right-hand side of your screen make your way into
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foster city seeing a slight back up but the toll plaza loving up your drive them just a little bit to 14 minutes. set up 101 looks good, traffic flows freely across the span no promise for highway 37, waldegrave. your entire ride from novato completely in the clear taking a look at conditions in the seventh day here's a look at our camera pointing near trimble daly cruz you can see those taillights beginning to build making their way toward santa clara a little bit of a back on the 87 interchange. well. >> thank you continuing air- traffic, whether car bridge let's get to our team of solo reporters jackie sissel is live in emeryville. jackie how is the traffic? >> you can see it as right as you enter the macarthur maze traffic action looks pretty good so far. as you approached the macarthur maze, you can also see the
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temperature every year is rather cool there's lots of do on those wind chills as you go you ought to use those went to wipers right now although it's still early in the commute l looks like the traffic is receding in nicely. >> braving the cold conditions what would you tell people leaving the home state jacket, a light jacket, with your price? >> we're not at the arctic circle just yet we're starting to see the temperatures dipping little bit. earlier in the week only some of those extreme high temperatures we're not gonna see any of that but kron rejected it is getting towards the middle of november use common sense is what i would say. >> thank you, jackie sissel is now wearing pants you know it's cold because he always wears shorts. >> the upcoming appeals court hearing on the constitutionality of california's ban on same-sex marriage will be televised. the ninth u.s. circuit court
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of appeals granted permission to carry the proceedings live. the hearing is scheduled for december 6th, supporters of the voters approved a ban are appealing a ruling that struck down profit eight that ruling said that profit violates the city rates of gay and lesbian californians. harry reid is making good on his reelection promised to resurrect legislation during the lame duck session that would allow gays to serve openly in the military he will call for a vote after thanksgiving. several leading republicans say they opposed repealing the don't ask, don't tell lot. >> the garridos are charged with kidnapping dugard in 1991 when she was 11 and holding her captive in the backyard of their antioch- area home for 18 years.the prosecutor in the jaycee lee dugard case has filed court papers opposing an effort by the bee and other media groups to unseal grand jury transcripts that include the kidnap victim's testimony, saying the documents should remain sealed until a jury is sworn in for a trial.nancy garrido's attorney previously has said that he strenuously objects to releasing the documents. pierson noted that "fundamental principles of open government dictate that criminal trials are to be conducted open to the public." and during handyman
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who was convicted of neglecting and abusing his 12 children one of them start to debt will be released on supervised parole monday. the district town is attorney's office on learned that when ferberite will be released on an unsupervised in non rebel pearl. the california apartment out directions and rehabilitation could not force him to attend a batterer's program or stop him from contacting the victims. he was sentenced in march 2003 to 16 years coming eight months in prison after pleading guilty to six counts of child of those rights and 19 month old son died of starvation back in november 2001. coming up on the kron 4 morning news we'll get a check on the latest
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headlines, a live look inside for rooftop camera you can see, is still not up, it will be at an hour from now and when it does san francisco will of a high of 59 degrees. it will be a cold day to day more news what we come back.when we come
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in world news, a landmark case against the guantanamo bay detainee has been ended. he was found not guilty on all but one of the 285 conspiracy and terrorism related charges against him. a federal jury on a convicted him of one count of conspiracy to destroy buildings in u.s. property. the charges stem from his role in the 1998 u.s. bombings in kenya that killed 224 people and wounded dozens of others. the suspect faces a minimum sentence of 20 years in prison. the number of people killed by a series of eruptions in indonesias most
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volatile volcano has kind 2275 people the national disaster management agency says today the toll climbed after more than a dozen victims died from injuries mostly severe burns from searing gas clouds. others died during panicked evacuations or from respiratory problems and other illnesses linked to the mountain. it began unleashing hot gas, rocks and other debris late last month after years of sitting connolly. the owner of five story resideresidential building was charged with culpable homicide. each year people were killeemergency efforts havn difficult because cars had difficulty getting through the narrow alleyways. five people killed, 80 injured.
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hong kong has confirmed its first case of a bird flew in eight years. a 59 year-old woman tested positive for eight to five-n 1 after returning to hong kong from the mainland. she's in serious condition in a local hospital with the announcement the bird flew alert is raised to serious meaning there's a risk of contracting the disease. the virus first at hongkong in 1997, six people died in that outbreak and all the chickens and this time have been killed to make sure the flu is not spread. coming up, a full check out weather, traffic + police are bracing for a another day of protests and you see legions, here's a live shot from the campus we will have a live report from the campus and yoli will we come back in a few minutes.
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and a live look from san francisco from our rooftop camera very few clouds i notice this morning when i did notice is chile. at least for me i get cold very easily lead said it to louisa to tell us how cold it will be. louisa. >> thank you, at which is in the '40's more court cloud covercloud cover. continued increasing clouds to read the day ahead of a system that is expected to bring some showers here's a look as we had to the state cooler temperatures that we got yesterday. it is a cold start to the day once again cold and wet by tomorrow that's expected to last to the weekend as well. here's a look at the weekend looked at, fog settled in the east bay and through the delta as well some fog settled in right now to the north bay. 101, santa rosa, petaluma, cold temperatures. 49 san
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francisco, forties napa, 40 degrees livermore. more than that amount you and oakland. into the afternoon the temperature staying in a low sixties for the most part 62 santa rosa, 60 vallejo. san francisco does not get out of the fifties today as we had done to this up bay we might warm up and to the mid-60s not much variety in the temperatures at all today not warming up much as we head into the afternoon. chance of showers kicks in started tossing some showers to the north bay systems jobs and your in the north spreading southward by friday evening everyone stands a chance of some showers ended your saturday as well saturday what day it will continue to bring his chances rate under the evening saturday and into here sunday. still keeping his chances in the picture rate in seville beginning of next week. long stretch of what weather also expecting maybe a light dusting of snow fall into
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the higher peaks, mount diablo, mount hamilton. and of course this year. those temperatures are not expected to come at the '50s by the weekend. checked and your commute. erica. >> thank you, hot spot for your ride coming of the east bay said down 680 we have before vehicle accident in the center divider. emergency crews are on scene including an ambulance responding for non life- threatening injuries. right now the life elaine is a block left lane is brblock. full update to my next report. traffic is still flowing to really get the bay area, no promise that the purchase the bay bridge toll plaza still is a nice, light conditions russia to 10 minutes ago meeting lights are off. eight-nine minutes from the foot of the macarthur maze into fremont san francisco. 92
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looks great in both directions across the span is slightly building on the right-hand side of your screen as we approach foster city in the peninsula seeing just a small bottle of the toll plaza. golden gate, nice, light. headlights headed southbound and to san francisco, the span is in the clear as is your entire ride through marin county wants to get into san francisco here's a live look from our james lick, james light coming inbound central still flowing freely without any delays. you're right from 101 to set francisco airport 23 minutes. will. >> developing story regions will road today on whether not to increase tuition rates for students. the vote is expected before noon the regents will get together at 8:30 a.m. talking about an 8% increase in student fees, that amounts to $822 increase. and that would raise the to $11,124
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annually. protestors have been raising their voices, fighting with the least, here's video from yesterday on the backside of the building you can see the police officers, right here. just really looking at the crowd to make sure they capture everything and they see everything. fortunately there was no problems here, but before this i shot this video there was plenty of scuffles going on. officers using batons, pepper spray to keep the crowd under control. 13 people were arrested during yesterday's protest, a ucsf mentioned a to get to more news faster let's turn to our solute team of solo reporters, kron4 is yoli is back at ucsf mission bay to show us how things are this morning. good morning yoli. >> good morning will. so far everything seems to be fine, rate of we came to me like there was a police car rate your part from of the
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entrance to the building they did decide to leave, not using any kind of sirens or lights, but they did take off in a hurry i don't know something else is going on. i will check that out. but as far as the main entrance to the building where they had that meeting 8:30 a.m. and everything is still,. no sign of protesters they did up barricades up here. they are expecting things to get a little hairy just as they did yesterday. at some point protesters were pushing up against the barricades and then at that point that is when officers felt pretty threatens the and that using their batons, pepper spray on some of the protesters. over a dozen people were arrested yesterday. one in fact was charged with assault because he did take
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the baton away from an officer and use it against him. that opening the garage area, there's a total of four officers the gun injured. and over a dozen people arrested. from yesterday's experience they're definitely going to be a little bit more prepared i spoke to the officer who was part your earlier they did say he would probably have an increase officers out here later on this morning. they didn't discuss any other tactics that they would use. they will definitely be more on their toes today. because of what happened yesterday. >> thank you, pictures from mission bay i plan to be out there to give you live reports what happens at 8:30 a.m.. a live report from emeryville traffic is moving along, not too bad. picked up over last 15 minutes or south but more importantly, look at that it is slowing. we'll be right back.
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this is in to kron4, unemployment benefits last week first-time claims or remain near their lowest level in two years. labour department said initial claims for jobless aid rose by 2000 to a seasonally adjusted 439,000. analysts had expected a similar increase. some jobs will be lost at state farm insurance the company says its closing down its fresno operations affecting about 530 jobs. the company spokesperson says most of the jobs will be relocated to bakersfield but not all of them stayed firm is also clothing nine satellite offices in california including those incentives is there, san ramon and what the bill. u.s. stocks are posed for gains as investors are heartened by talk of a possible deal to about ireland. this is elected yesterday's close the dow closed just under 15. sarah
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pailin said she could be president obama if she ran for office in 2012 palance says she's considering a presidential run a poll earlier this month found 46 percent of americans view her favorably 49 unfavorably by 5 percent say they just do not know enough about your to form an opinion among adults to identify themselves as republicans or gop 79 percent of them and you her favorably. coming up on the kron 4 morning news much more weather, traffic, news a full weather report from louisa we come back and here is a live look from san mateo bridge, traffic picked up in that area over the last few minutes still moving without any problems. we will be right back.
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welcome back, weather is one of the big stories that we're falling san as a to your left, bay bridge toll plaza to your right. we are
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seeing colder temperatures and rain in the forecast, i know it's coming but is it coming today? >> there is some rain but it is well to the north the bus. that's where it will stay until tomorrow that to me see the chance of rain kicking in. it will be a pretty wet weekend also were seeing is a little bit of that coastal fog currently in san francisco 50 degrees by noon mid-50s. high- temperature not getting of the '50s and san francisco kind of chili. back decades nearby o'clock. elsewhere a lot of forties this morning here's a look at where that fog is. petaluma long 101 started to see it in out along the peninsula still seeing a real long the sun set a portion of half moon bay and really just settled in around the south bay to livermore valley and the state. chilly temperatures, 39 degrees currently in concord. low '40's for
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napa, san felt. livermore. 46 degrees for redwood city. satellite, radar this is what is showing as a cold front that is producing some showers but well to the north of as you can see it's really northwestern. for us he will see increasing cloud cover behind that all of these popcorn looking clouds indicating a lot of cold air dropping suckered into our area bringing colder temperatures even more so tomorrow and also a chance of rain. future cast up for 4:00 rain starts in the north bay it will drops out word so by 10:00 bringing in a chance of rain for everybody. saturday, still brings a touch of the rate darker shade of green, yellow indicating heavier down cars. central valley as well. we will keep that chance for everybody rate through the entire day on saturday and even sunday. >showers on sunday lasting
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to a good portion of the day cold temperatures snow levels 2,500 ft. a light dusting of snow fall as well over places like mount diablo, mount hamilton some of the higher peaks. here is a look at your 7 day around the bay. cold temperatures in store for the weekend, '50s, cold, wet. we keep that chance to run by monday. erica. >> thank you, keeping our eye on this hotspot said found 680 at canyon road for a vehicle accident on the right-hand shoulder or center divide. left lane is blocked by emergency crews an ambulance. good news is we are free back up. and clearly in the green. still tracking conditions on our maps here's a spot were not agreed your ride along westbound highway 4, at antioch, making your way to pittsburgh. the concede the red bill does you make your way past, speed drop down to
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50 mi. per hour. one to make your way into pittsburgh along them will pass that ride picks up. bridge check, no promise to report, nice, light traffic starting to see a little bit of awaken some of the cash lanes but the meter and light still off. san mateo bridge a good alternate, no comes to reporting on the span you can see traffic is building, we did have is also about 800 the connector ramp to westbound 92 the ramp was blocked is now cleared the we still have a little bit about back up towards winston ave. live look at golden gate, traffic is flowing freely no promise to report along the span workroom marin county. quick shot of the sub bay, a live look good downtown san jose as you make your way up towards trouble today in a cruz. taillights building beginning to see the back up on the 87 interchange drive * pretty normal. what you typically expected is our 14-15 minutes from downtown
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san jose as you make it towards a declared. well. >> the bay area toll authorities has set aside $1 million to pay for last month emergency repair work on the san mateo bridge caltrans has are spent about to enter and $50,000 on the repair. during a routine inspection on october 13th caltrans engineers found a crack in a steel beam beneath the bridge there required repair workers to close one lane of traffic for more than three days. the state supreme court has upheld a nondiscrimination policy the christian legal society sued hastings over its policy which requires a student organizations to open their membership to all students to receive official recognition. 7 cisco is trying to get out word on the illegal dumping. the department of public works is to educate the public about cost of illegal dumping and the encouraging them to report it when they
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see it. the city hall is offering 10,000 t of garbage that has been illegally dumped by residents and businesses each year costing taxpayers of more than $4 million every year. lorna and brown is resigning from the practice of law after she was implicated in a plot by her former client seeing in this picture. witness to kill witnesses she's accused of smuggling a hit list at of jail with the witnesses in her client's trial. it is unclear when her resignation will take affect the district attorney's office is continuing to review the matter she has not yet been charged with the crime. a woman was killed after a ucsf shuttle had her in the tenderloin neighborhood. it happened after noon yesterday. authorities say the shuttle had turned and left on to carry when it hit
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the woman who was crossing the street at the time. the woman is believed to between 40-65 years old. new details qantas is replacing the engines on its airbus 838. one of the giant engines on the crision the super gender to apart shortly after taking off from singapore a returned safely were made an emergency landing all six of the airline's 83 '80s have been grounded while extensive tracts and fixes are looked into. coming up a kron4 news much more weather, traffic, news we're falling a big story at stanford is go the uc regents will meet today to see if they will increase tuition by eight percent. here's a live shot from the campus to have more on this in a few minutes.we will have more on tha
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automat seven days cold today, no rain as far as what we can tell, checkout friday it will be cold, 60 degrees inland and the rain is headed our way. saturday and sunday. you can feel the weather cooling down which means the holidays are urging just driving into san francisco they were planning holiday music already. stanley roberts takes four to one part of san francisco for a peek at the holidays only way he can today's edition of people living badly. >> as we get closer to the holiday season there are three things up by your pretty much guaranteed the sea near union square. no not this lady dressed as a giant chocolate tart sunday. i am referring to the city christmas tree, the union square ice-cream rape and the migration of panhandlers. before we get to this let me be clear i'm not talking about the
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homeless because many and may not be homeless and attacking the people hanging around a shopping biscuit begging for cash. like these people on wall street one is holding a sign asking for money so he to buy wheat. this man with a sign that reads out for food and broken. he has is a dog as he lays on the sirach also on apollo street. he decides to make another sign hoping someone reading that will give them money. why the influx of plan handlers? it is simple, since more people began pouring into union square shopping for the holidays this is where the money is. which means the panhandlers are hoping that you'll be in the holiday spirit and heavier cash. i am not here to him tell you what to do with your money but if you're really in the giving spirit, i have a suggestion. give it to charity instead. san francisco, stanley roberts, kron4 news. >> developing story there
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were falling at a san francisco, here's a live shot of ucsf mission bay where the board of regents for the chalcis down the uc system will meet at 8:30 a.m. to talk about possibly raising torch of rate% tons of protestors should be up there this morning. we will have live updates today including a live report in just a few minutes.
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